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Lazy gardening.

Posted by Big John on August 19, 2007

Remember my figs ? Well now I have something new growing out of that same hedge  …


… ‘Passion Flowers’ ! … and what I take to be ‘Passion Fruit’ …


Now I don’t plant many things in my garden and most of the shrubs etc. have been there for years, and in some cases have grown pretty wild.

I have left one corner of my garden completely untouched to encourage the birds and other wildlife. This area is almost as impenetrable as a tropical jungle. In fact the last time that I ventured into it I thought I caught sight of an old Japanese soldier.

 I’m not too keen on gardening, but I rather like this idea of sitting back and waiting to see what pops up next.

Well bugger me ! … I’ve just spotted …

…    blackberries growing in ‘the jungle’ ! 


6 Responses to “Lazy gardening.”

  1. grrr said

    Wow, what an amazing flower! Looks plastic!

  2. Terri said

    You’re MY kind of gardener. While I love viewing all the pretty things that grow…I’m hopeless for tending to them.
    GORGEOUS photos! I love Passion Flowers and the fruit is amazing.

  3. Oscarandre said

    “I have left one corner of my garden completely untouched to encourage the birds and other wildlife.” I have a whole yard like that! And now I’ve got a rationale for it…Thanks John.

  4. gawilli said

    VERY COOL and effortless to boot! How were the figs, by the way?

  5. Chris said

    First figs. Now passion fruit? Betcha can’t wait till next summer, eh John?

    ‘Cos you’re certainly gonna be able to make some unusual jam :))

  6. Big John said

    Gawilli – The figs were delicious, but you can have too much of a good thing. 🙂

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